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Experience Lafayette Website Directory

Restaurants, retail shops and service providers based in Lafayette, CA are invited to join the City’s new online business directory, designed to highlight all the unique offerings Lafayette provides!

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Rock the Plaza Concert Series 2023

Rock the Plaza FREE LIVE Concert SeriesFRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2023 AT 6 PM – 8 PMRock the Plaza with Sausalito SAUSALITO plays 70s & 80s SOFT ROCK / R&B / SOULFriday, June 2, 2023, 6pm-8pm, Lafayette Plaza Park (corner of Mt. Diablo Blvd. and Moraga Road, Lafayette,...

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Lafayette is Celebrating 175+ Years

In 2023, the City of Lafayette will be exploring and celebrating our local history.   The Lafayette Chamber is working in partnership with the City of Lafayette and the Lafayette Historical Society (LHS), to increase awareness and appreciation of our history...

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Lafayette Citizen(s) of the Year

  Announcing the 2023 Lafayette Citizen of the Year!   On the morning of February 14, 2023, the Citizen of the Year selection committee consisting of the previous year’s honorees, the current Chamber Board President, a Lamorinda Weekly representative, and an Executive...

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2023 Speaker Series

Lafayette Chamber presents “Getting your Business 2023 Ready” Speaker Series hosted by Pillar Cowork.   The Speaker Series will take place scheduled Tuesdays throughout the year from 12pm-1pm. In person and online options available for series with the exception of...

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Community Thanksgiving Breakfast

We invite everyone! Politicos, non-profits, school representatives, business leaders, community leaders, Rotarians, our Chamber members, etc. to all come together to share in a breakfast and enjoy our special speaker.

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Thank you for your participation! From the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano10/5/22 Huge shout out to the Lafayette Chamber for organizing their #BeKind21 food drive for the 3rd year in a row! The Born This Way Foundation hosts #BeKind21 annually, which calls on...

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Calling All Restaurants and Catering Companies!

Local restaurants and catering companies are invited to donate their surplus food to White Pony Express. WPE will distribute it upon receipt – free of charge – to dozens of nonprofit partners and school pantries that serve our hungry neighbors.

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Lafayette Community Day

Come Together Lafayette to embrace communitarianism* by participating in a citywide community service day on Saturday, June 4, 2022.

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Public Safety Candidates’ Forum

Contra Costa County Public Safety Candidates' Forum, Tuesday, May 3   Candidates in this June's elections for Contra Costa County district attorney and sheriff-coroner will address questions and share their views with voters at a forum at Diablo Valley College's...

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This September is #bekind21 in the City of Lafayette. Read our 21 examples of sharing kindness that the Lafayette Chamber has developed for the challenge.

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Red Flag Warning & Wildfire Information

Red Flag Warning for North Bay Mountains, Valleys, East Bay Hills & Interior Valleys from 5pm 9/9/21 to 11am 9/10/21. View online: Red Flag Warning has been issued for North Bay Mountains and Valleys and East Bay Hills and...

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Flex Alert

The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) is highlighting the need for energy conservation and the possibility of a Flex Alert being triggered for Wednesday and Thursday, June 16th-17th, 2021.

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Small Business Help From SCORE

Small Business Help From SCORE   SCORE has the largest network of free volunteer small business mentors in the nation. No matter what stage your business is at SCORE has a mentor for you. The Lafayette Chamber of Commerce has been partnering with SCORE for over 15...

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Rent Relief for Renters and Landlords

California Mortgage Relief Program Now Accepting Applications Post Date: City of Lafayette, 01/06/2022 11:28 AM California homeowners who have fallen behind on their housing payments due to pandemic-related financial hardship can now apply for a grant from the state...

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Diamond, Golden, Silver, Bronze Eras

Through the Decades – Members of the Lafayette Chamber!   The Lafayette Chamber was started by a group of concerned business persons in 1947. To start off 2021, the Chamber would like to highlight the members who have supported the Lafayette Chamber through these...

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Fauci’s Special Message to Lafayette

Dr. Anthony Fauci's Special Message to Lafayette in Interview with Councilmember Cam Burks Post Date: 12/23/2020 8:48 AM City of Lafayette Hello Lafayette:On Tuesday, December 22, I had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National...

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The Restaurant Act

$120 billion in relief through a grant program that focuses on the small businesses we all want to save.

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Vote to support Measure L

Measure L will help bridge the gap between what California provides to our district and what it really costs to give our children a meaningful education.

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Build Build Build

When California’s housing crisis slammed into a wealthy suburb, one public servant became a convert to a radically simple doctrine. New York Times Article 2/13/2020

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Healthy Goals for 2020

Every year, people make New Year’s resolutions, hoping to spark positive change in their lives. What is your 2020 goal going to be?

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Happy Holidays from the Lafayette Chamber!

Twas’ the week before Christmas and all through the office, we take a moment to review what the year has brought us ...   It is hard to believe 2019 is coming to an end. The Chamber hosted our annual Holiday Mixer last Wednesday at Merrill Gardens at Lafayette....

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SHOPPING LOCAL MATTERS!  Drop in and say hello to your local merchants.  They will be glad to see you.

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The Votes Are In!

Say hello to our new board members that will serving their two year term beginning January 1st, 2020. Larry Blodgett,  Blodgett’s Abbey Carpet & Flooring Kathy Merchant, Las Trampas Capitol Campaign John McCormick, Lamorinda Music (incoming President) Dennis...

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Rumors about the Roundup

What story had the biggest buzz in Lafayette this week?  Well, besides the naming of our new City Manager, Niroop Srivatsa!  We are one lucky community. What I wanted to share with you is the story behind the Roundup Saloon.  Has it been sold?  Will condos be built in...

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Sexual Harassment Notification

To All Chamber Members with 5 or more employees: Effective January 1, 2020 the State of California is requiring all companies with 5 or more employees to provide classroom training and education regarding sexual harassment. Town Hall Theatre is considering hosting...

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Community Panel for Lafayette City Manager Selection

Lafayette’s City Council is looking for five residents to serve on a community panel to interview finalists for the City Manager position. Requirements Available to serve on August 2, 2019, from approximately 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at City offices. Lafayette resident...

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Tired of fighting the Commute?

Think there are no commute options? Do you have questions about the Bus Route/Times/Frequency? Join us for a Transportation Information Event on Tuesday, May 28, 4pm-6pm, at the  Moraga Country Club. This event is designed to be a comprehensive, informational forum...

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Diablo Magazine’s Best of the East Bay

Diablo Magazine's Best of the East Bay   Diablo magazine’s Best of the East Bay 2019 polls are closing Sunday, March 31!   Make sure all of your fans have cast their votes before its too late. Plus, a vote for at least one place of business in each of the 10...

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The Future of our Downtown- Community Workshop

In February, the Lafayette City Council approved three strategic goals and five strategic objectives for 2019. One of the strategic objectives is to develop a strategy to expand City support of local businesses and commerce & to increase the vibrancy of downtown Lafayette. A public meeting on March 19 will focus on receiving input from property owners, business owners and operators. 

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“We are very impressed with your Chamber. We have been members of other Chambers over the years and it’s been nothing like the experiences we’re having right out of the gate with your organization. Thank you for your great communication, follow up, and professionalism.”
– Peter Dewey, Bayview Painting

“I couldn’t have asked for a better resource than the Chamber, as I was establishing my medical practice in Lafayette. AJ, Holly, and Sara were so responsive to my questions and gave me many ideas on networking in the community. They host several events that foster community building. I honestly cannot imagine a more robust, active, and friendly chamber as this. I’m a member for life!”
– Cheruba Prabakar, Lamorinda Gynecology & Surgery

“WE LOVE THE CHAMBER! Batch and Brine has been a member of the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce for almost six years. We value and appreciate the incredible amount of work this organization produces for our community through many events and support for each business. The networking and education of information that’s spilled out weekly for the business community is impressive. They are a helping hand in so many ways for our business community and beyond. We couldn’t be part of this community without being part of the chamber. Lafayette Chamber is one of the best organizations we’ve worked with, so don’t think twice about it, join the Chamber!” – Rolla Ghaben, Batch & Brine

“The Chamber was instrumental in helping us open 14 years ago. The staff went out of their way to help us make connections and ensure we were successful. We would not be where we are today without the Chamber!”
– John & Colleen McCormick, Lamorinda Music